Worksite Learning Credit
Worksite Learning extends the classroom into the workplace, connecting acquired knowledge and skills to a student's future employment.
Benefits of Worksite Learning
Students who participate in worksite learning connected to their school programs may:
- Show improved academic achievement.
- Realize the relevance of their education and apply acquired knowledge in a meaningful way.
- Have the opportunity to explore career options.
- Increase self-confidence.
- Acquire real workplace experience and employability skills.
- Connect with an adult role model.
- Be more likely to go on to some type of educational training after high school.
Worksite Learning Specifics:
- Students can earn .5 credit for 180 hours of completed approved work time, up to 1.5 credits per year.
- Students must be employed in a job related to their High School & Beyond Plan career goal.
- Students must be taking or have taken a qualifying CTE class in the same area of employment.
- Students have a signed and completed Worksite Learning Contract on file.
Worksite learning opportunities provides students opportunities to gain workplace skills through either paid or non-paid employment.
If you are interested in learning more about participating in Worksite Learning opportunities, please contact Carol Travis, Workbased Learning Coordinator at NHHS!